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Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House

4.7
1040 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House is the only "East Coast" seafood restaurant and host to sports figures, celebrities and chefs. Lefty's serves the freshest fish, superb hand cut steaks, live lobsters, king crab legs, cold water oysters, clams, pasta and the chef's fabulous daily specials. Lefty’s offers an excellent wine list and a cozy well stocked bar. Lefty's "a neighborhood joint with world class food" operated by the Papageorge family renowned for the finest food, service and atmosphere since 1910.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(972) 774-9518
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Francisco Panales
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Private party contact
Gus or Chris: (972) 774-9518
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Cross street
Beltline and Runyon Rd.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1040 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.5
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PeJB 
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was great as usual. The service, however, was disappointing. Our server forgot to bring complimentary bread, never checked to see if our food was good, and did not thank us for coming. Her attitude was on the cold side.

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SteveE 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

First time and will be coming back. Great atmosphere with a staff which you can tell have worked many years together. Food was really good and you great energy there.

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ColoradoKid (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The lobsters were as tasty as ever but one was a little tough.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The best lobster I have EVER had! I ordered the one pound lobster tail and it was incredible. The bartender was knowledgable and friendly and catered to my every need. The owner came by at the end of my meal and we had a very enjoyable conversation. I highly recommend planning a visit to Lefty's!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Awesome always great

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TomH (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lefty's is a great place.... food and bar are greate

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TimJ (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lobster was excellent frendly service Lively atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This cosey restaurant produces excellent seafood, which is served by friendly waiting staff. The clam chowder was very good. The entrees are of very good size and will not let you leave feeling hungry. Some items are on the pricier side but what we had was well worth the money.

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JBD20 (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

As usual, the food and service was excellent. Recommend getting reservations. It is always packed.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines dinner was awesome! The office menu soup, the half-and-half is the bomb!

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BertS 
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

First time here after driving by for a year and it was great. Fun atmosphere and great food and service. We’ll be back.

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CraigC (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Be sure to order a slice of the coconut cream pie!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great spot! Food was great, had reservations for 7 but got us in early. Will definitely be back!

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RichW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Lefty's is always outstanding. Some of the best seafood and lobster in town at reasonable prices in a fun, casual atmosphere. Great for families or for a date. We always enjoy walking through that old porch screen door!!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Took my husband, who loves seafood, for his birthday dinner... he loved the East Coast combo with lobster and king crab legs! We shared garlicky blue crab fingers as an appetizer and Creme Brulee for dessert. My scallops were delicious and everything was prepared perfectly! The service was outstanding and the ambiance was lovely. It wasn’t too noisy on a Monday night. Another table was also celebrating a birthday and shared birthday cake with everyone. Very friendly group that evening... we loved it!

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